People Powered Movement Photo Contest

In: ADVOCACY, Bike Industry News, NEWS By: Dirt Rag Magazine On: September 2, 2009

alliance for bicycling and walkingEnter your best biking or walking photos in the Alliance for Biking & Walking’s “People Powered Movement Photo Contest,” and you could win an all-expense-paid 10-day bike tour of Tuscany courtesy of VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations. The grand prize winner will receive a year’s supply of CLIF Bars, and their local biking or walking advocacy organization will receive a $1,000 communications grant.

Two runners-up will win a new commuter bike—a Breezer Uptown 8 or a Dahon folding commuter. First, second, and third place winners in each of the seven categories will receive prizes including Rickshaw bags, Planet Bike gear, and CLIF Bars. Winning photos will be published in the 2010 March/April issue of Momentum magazine. Just for entering, you can receive a trial subscription to Momentum and Bicycle Times magazines.

The contest, which runs from September 1st – December 11th 2009, is seeking high quality and creative photos of biking and walking. Individuals can submit up to 20 photos in 7 categories. Public voting on all photos submitted to the contest will take place from November 1st – December 31st, 2009. The finalists (the top 10 photos from each category) will go to a panel of expert judges who will determine the contest winners.

Photos submitted will benefit the Alliance’s new Biking and Walking Advocacy Photo Library, a resource that will provide free high quality images of biking and walking to grassroots bicycle and pedestrian advocacy organizations.

The contest is made possible by 42 Below, Momentum magazine, CLIF Bar, VBT Bicycling and Walking Vacations, Planet Bike, Rickshaw Bagworks, Bicycle Times magazine, Breezer, Dahon, Cycle California! magazine, Bicycle Retailer and Industry News, Funes Design, and JPG magazine.

Click here view the contest video, read the full contest rules, and to enter.

About the Alliance: Alliance for Biking & Walking is the North American coalition of 140 grassroots biking and walking advocacy organizations. The Alliance works to strengthen state and local organizations through grants, training, sharing best practices and resources. The organizations, representing over 100,000 individual members, are transforming communities into great places to bike and walk.

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